Принц Папа Жан

HAIKU – JANOISMS

501. THOUGHT – 3
Under the beam of words
and the heat of thought
the truth erupts.

502. PAINTING
The touch of the hands
of the artist
with people’s eyes.

503. I AM
I am nothing with shoulders
and on them a cross
experiencing pain.

504. I AM – 2
A creature which slips upon itself,
which does not exist in itself
in the condition of its support.

505. I AM – 3
Support in the flavour of concepts
a crown suspended in the darkness,
laid upon the forehead.

506. I AM – 4
In my mirror I see
golden sharp teeth
the fruit pulp of knowledge.

507. ASHES
If you are in ashes
turn your heart
into a phoenix.

508. MERGING
War between fire and water
in a marriage
of matter with the spirit.

509. GRAINS OF SAND
I am the sand of the desert
pouring down between your fingers,
crumbling human rock!

510. TRANSFER
Part of my earthly nature
I transfer to outer space
Where I will need it the more.

511. HEAT
If you are melting, it is not because
your body is made of wax
but because your passions are hot.

512. TALE
With a morsel of words
I begin the tale
about a heart.

513. CREDO – 2
The same,
yet
different.

514. SPOILING
I love art
that is why
we spoil each other.

515. TRIUNITY
The swallow and the woman.
The demon and the inspiration.
The angel and self-destruction.

516. HAPPINESS
The echo
of the beautiful tremour
which you felt.

517. NO ROAD
When thought grabs us
through the memory of deception
we walk on without roads.

518. VERSES
I must renounce
my verses
in order to live more poetically.

519. VISION
A virgin
Who lusts but fears
her beloved’s embrace.

520. PREFERENCE
Preference for
a beautiful life
rather than a good one.

521. MEANING
Live with beauty
and cease searching
for a meaning.

522. URGE
My hand yielded to the urge.
It unfolded under it.
It was covered with flowers.

523. HEART
Am I an artist?
That’s what I am before the world.
But to myself, a mere trembling heart.

524. MIRROR
The mirror of love
reflects the loneliness
of my memories.

525. INSIGHT
An open door
of multitudinous silence.
Insight!

526. BLOSSOMS
All scents
of all seasons.
All is blossom.

527. UNACCUSTOMED
Should you turn your everyday
into a miracle,
you’ll be ever unaccustomed to it!

528. CHANGE
I can change
the people round me
but not the monkeys…

529. COLLECTION
I’ll collect the energies
of the ten best loved
people in Bulgaria.

530. MORE
If you have to do something,
do it
in order to achieve more.

531. ENDEAVOUR
Above all
endeavour
to be yourself!

532. SHARING
If you win
a heart’s gratitude,
share it with everyone.

533. A LIE
If faith in good
has lied to you,
you can give the lie to faith in evil.

534. INGRATITUDE
If you are ungrateful to others,
you are ungrateful
above all to yourself.

535. A WISH
I wished to be handsome but knew ugliness.
I wished to be unique and was misunderstood.
I wished to be great and remained lonely.

536. INSIGHT
I wanted to have friends
because I had to understand
betrayal.

537. VIRTUOSO
If you always seek virtuosity
and do not find it,
it is inside yourself.

538. REBIRTH
Stop the spermatozoon
till the appearance
of God!

539. LOVE
If you love the others,
think of your own
love for the world!

540. MIRACLE
When you are out of luck
count on the miracle.
Just then it is most potent.

541. VICTOR
I’ll live alone
till I vanquish
Victory itself.

542. ROAD
If your road is long,
for it not to tire you
you must have living friends.

543. WATER
Time is knocking
on the gate –
rain upon the soul.

544. HEART – 1
What was it that hurt you
so that you didn’t forgive?
I am in pain for the asking.

545. MADNESS
A heart sewn up with moans.
Longing wounds.
Delectable lips!

546. FACE
My face is a mirror,
A transparent ray of vanity.
Unborn beauty!

547. HEART – 2
My heart is the rough
and innocent stone
of youth.

548. CATHARSIS
I experience
a catharsis.
And I am myself a catharsis!

549. SKILLED
I want my Love
to at least once give birth
to a Dislike!

550. NIGHTMARES
When nightmares tire
there will come
oblivion.

551. INSTANT
If even for an instant
you’ve been happy
there can be no end for you.

552. SLEEP
Royal flesh sleeps
on a starry shore.
I am dreaming…

553. SIGHT
The mole in the night
does better
than all who see.

554. DESTINY
Along the line of the palm of the world
I trace with my road
destiny…

555. EMBRACE
I embrace love –
the life-belt
of the world.

556. DANGER
If you fall too deeply in love with your art
there is a danger
to fall out of love with what’s natural!

557. GOD
To feel
the invisible seeing,
the unfelt, sensuous!

558. MEMORY
I’ll remember this world
with the garbage,
called space!

559. BETWEEN
I discovered myself
in swallow song
but was not myself…

560. SACRIFICE
If you are willing
to sacrifice yourself for beauty,
you are beauty!

561. COMPARISONS
Tender like love.
Wild like fear and passion.
Melancholy like reason.

562. MORE
I love you
but I love
my freedom more.

563. WAR OF THE SPIRIT
My spiritual wife in uniform!
My girl-friend!
My general of the spirit.

564. WAR
War for love and happiness!
Sacred war for purity!
War for beauty!

565. DESIRE – 4
The shell of desire
is the tree of life.
Eve’s fruit.

566. AWARD
If you
are gifted,
you will be awarded!

567. LIGHT
Sometimes even my skin perceives the light!
Rather, it ever feels it!
That’s why I can see!

568. EYES
The eyes are not enough!
They wear out from seeing!
They become perverse!

569. EYES – 2
Lightning cannot scare them.
Niagara cannot impress them.
A bare woman’s calf cannot excite.

570. EYES – 3
The beauty of spring would
give joy.
The dawn would inspire hope.

571. FATE
The fate to be beautiful.
The fate to be naked.
She was by the shore.

572. WING
To hatch
from a swan’s egg
a raven’s wing.

573. ACTS
An infinity of individual acts!
I feel so tiny
amidst the overall thought of the Universe!

574. NAMES
When travelling
for you time
has other names.

575. WOMAN
The one radiating feminine strength!
Constructive and destructive!
The woman who gives birth and who kills!

576. BENEFACTOR
Be a generous benefactor
even when the earth
has already been stolen…

577. THE ‘I’
Say: “Again it’s I”
even when your “I”
is already finished…

578. TASK
The return
of thought to senses
is my task.

579. SLUMBER
In everyone of us
slumber cruelty
and perversion.

580. HIGHWAY
Along the highway
of shattered aspirations
stand no policemen!

581. FANTASY
If you can
conduct reality,
do it with fantasy!

582. SCENTS
In the transparent dead of night
with dry lungs
I inhale scents in the dark!

583. FULLNESS
The heart
is full of memories.
Alive and warm.

584. EPILOGUE
The epilogue
comes
unexpectedly.

585. SOLITUDE
Friendship
can be found
in solitude as well.

586. HARVEST
The wisdom
to await
the harvest.

587. BONFIRES
Bonfires
mean others
have been infected!…

588. LOSS
Should you lose the feeling for one colour,
you destroy a fragment
of the Divine hand.

589. FREEDOM
If
you have a heart,
let it be free!

590. HOPE
If you overcome
worldly temptations,
you must have hope!

591. THE FEMININE
The feminine
is replete with the blossoms
of prodigal autumn.

592. BEAUTY
If you can produce beauty,
find through it the road
to each and every heart.

593. SINCERITY
Let us not be ashamed of saying that
which we aren’t ashamed
of feeling.

594. EROSION
The stone crumbles
from the rock
but doesn’t turn into blossom.

595. DILEMMA
A masterpiece
or a substitute for
a granny’s rug.

596. DELAY
It is the privilege
of the living
to be late.

597. MISSION
If you are born to be,
you will be more than that
for which you had been born.

598. COITUS
The colours have opened
their flaming vaginas
to be fertilized by my brush!

599. A NEED
Man
needs to be
slightly mad.

600. HABITATION
I’ll inhabit
the poetic
observatory.

601. DROWNED
In a drop of truth
more are drowned
than in an ocean of falsehood…

602. DIFFICULTY
Sometimes it’s more difficult
to be good
than alive.

603. MAN
Man is what
he makes
of himself.

604. THINKING
Don’t trust
the senses.
Think with the soul!

605. FLYING
If you fly,
you will realize
you are not the only winged creature.

606. CONQUEROR
Why do I look meek for an instant?
Having fought with all the poets,
having conquered the heart of the Instant.

607. FUTURE
Sometimes the future
can be really useful
to the present.

608. WOUNDS
I did not paint.
I inflicted wounds upon myself.
Then I plucked up my pain like a flower.

609. QUESTIONS
A question by Camu:
Is it worth painting,
or not?

610. THE PAINTING
The painting is a confession
and not a secret…
That’s why it is more of a face rather than subconscious.

611. GOD’S ELECT
I’ll not pray to the stone,
I’ve long been a heathen
but I pray before you.

612. RIDDLE
If riddles
appeal to you,
you’ll have a brain wave.

613. IMMORTALITY
Art
makes man
immortal…

614. TOUCH
Like a bridge between the worlds
I stretch out arms
between the two banks.

615. ENEMIES
If you have
an enemy,
you have enemies.

616. WE PLAY
We play in words,
in paints.
We play in everything.

617. FIGHT
We shouldn’t fight
“sacred simplicity”
but rather “eternal simplicity”.

618. YIELD
The worries of the harvest
make it
all the more strenuous.

619. SMILE
The smile of the Future
contained not only scepticism
but also hope.

620. LOVE AND ART
Love
and Art
are tenderness and vulnerability.

621. BETWEEN US
My love shone
like a meteor
and smashed in an expanse of sky.

622. TRUST
Don’t trust
the senses;
think with your soul, too.

623. REASON
Raise the sails of reason
to catch the wind
of change.

624. DEMONS
If demons destroy,
this never happens
without the aid of man.

625. LOOK
Do not look
at the world through the eyes
of hatred.

626. ROLES
In the theatre of life
even walk-on parts
are principal ones.

627. DARKNESS
The darkness
can be pierced even by
the flickers of life in the pupils of your eyes.

628. RANSOM
Thousands of names
of my lonesome existence –
a spiritual ransom.

629. FRUIT
Each fruit
is like your breast:
I bite it off with primeval taste.

630. SPRING
Sooner or later spring
triumphs over winter,
be it outside the seasons of your life.

631. FACES
The seasons are my faces
illumined by countless suns
but only yours impress me.

632. INSPIRATION
Inspiration
is
erection!

633. WORRY
If you are worried,
a beautiful experience
dies.

634. I AM
I am superhuman
and nothing superhuman
if alien to me.

635. NAIVETY
It’s naive to believe
in man but you can
be a man yourself!

636. RESERVES
The reserves of each flesh
and each thought
and each word.

637. LIFE
And everything
without a face
pulsates…

638. FATE
Creation from nothing,
experienced truth –
a fresh amazement.

639. KNOWING
Sprout the thighs
under my frank fingers;
I know you now in the natal scream.

640. EGO
My name,
my face,
image…

641. LIFESTYLE
My name,
my face,
fate…

642. REQUIEM
I was born
a damned lover,
as a requiem.

643. IT IS AUTUMN
In the trembling stillness of the night
in every cell
I’ll shelter you!

644. SPARK
Hooves twist spirally ;
what a youth it was,
what passions, headlong rush!

645. FLIGHT
Bruised knees,
bruised chest,
sparkling feet.

646. INSTANT
A spiral of memory,
hand-holding
the blessed minute.

647. MOURNING
Love even the worm in the earth
when it starts to nibble
the raw flesh of fate.

648. LONER
Even loneliness
can be
your friend.

649. SURVIVAL
I survived in spite of
all the laws of the Universe,
I shattered the notions of death.

650. CROSSROADS
Bearing scars of hope and sorrow,
we reached the final crossroads.
I survived, thinking of you.

651. WORLDLY WISDOM
I want to be
what I am!
To re-create philosophy in colour.

652. REBELLION
With dynamism and rebellion
I overflow – red –
I struggle with the brush!

653. BALANCE OUT OF CHAOS
Balance out of chaos,
at the beginning lies nothing;
a sculpture!

654. REGENERATION
When sometimes
I turn into wine
I drink up the souls of the dead!…

655. KISSES
To the word of angels
I prefer
the kisses of beasts.

656. TRUTH
Roads to truth:
one, when you reach it,
the other, when you feel it yourself.

657. ROAD
Don’t go to an extreme
when you step on the brink of the abyss.
I started on my way…

658. ETERNAL
I stood before the idol of your image,
before the idol of frank beauty,
before the feminine sexy fury…

659. LONERS
We are born of others
but we die
alone…

660. SLAVERY
Everywhere we’re enslaved,
in death alone
we’re free.

661. DESIRE
I want you
at the moment when
the moon is divested of the clouds.

662. DREAMS
Only from my bed
can I count
all constellations at once.

663. CONCEPTION
Swollen epidermises,
hearts painted beating,
the pulsations of passion.

664. CONFESSION
I only count human eyes,
those looking at me
and those that understand me.

665. LOFTY
Give me your trepidation
that I can feel
lofty!

666. CREATED EARTH
Shall volcanoes die down?
Shall the lava become solid?
Let the flood cease!

667. PARADISE
To be deaf.
To be blind and dumb.
Not to be sinful!

668. HELL
Thinking and speaking!
Making love to sin!
A sole fighter!

669. LIFE
I am expelled from Paradise,
punished with the words
of Hell – with torture…

670. LOVE
To love you to distraction!
To caress you to distraction!
To dream of you to distraction!

671. YOURS
Naked palette
sculpts the embraces
of your Divine surface.

672. DEATH
The night of the world is going,
the sun of immortality is rising,
the sheen of my body is dying down!

673. CO-CREATOR
Caress with Jesus’s hands
Eve’s
tender breast.

674. SCULPTOR
Your breast is more inaccessible
than the breast of the statue
I am sculpting.

675. SAINT
In order to be a saint
I must be a genius
and only then, an artist.

676. WAKEFULNESS
Wanting wakefulness?
I need intoxication
and a bit of inspiration.

677. LANTERN
May Diogenes be damned,
who handed me the lantern
to illumine the darkness of the world.

678. SYMPHONY
Narcissus killed Orpheus.
The harp broke
in the hands of the deaf.

679 PARLIAMENT
Nationalization of thought
and faith will open
roads to Parliament.

680. SURVIVAL – 2
I’ll recite
suffering by heart
in order to survive!

681. MAGIC
In slumber you discern doors,
again you burn in pain,
you are striving ever upwards.

682. SOCIAL REVOLUTION
Enlightenment without vanity
in the realm of reason,
unfurled flags.

683. IDEOLOGY
The nation is deprived
of its thoughts.
A state event.

684. FREEDOM
Freedom lies beyond
happiness and pleasure,
every involvement binds you.

685. OPEN EYES
Dulcet eyelids,
heavy with passion,
attachment and dependence.

686. LIGHT
How you show dark in your loneliness
Convinced of my
light.

687. BRAVERY
I became brave,
sensing the onslaught
of world reason!

688. MASSACRE
There are no passions,
there are reasonings,
victims of predators.

689. A VOICE
My voice becomes
music of the soul –
a string of inspiration.

690. PURCHASE
I’ve grown sick
Of purchasing Gods!
Inflation of values!

691. LONELINESS
Like jailed poetry
the lips of an impassioned memory,
proud loneliness.

692. HOPE
Let us enter our bodies
before Hope
devastates Reason!

693. MERCY
The nails of tenderness
have been worn off
by the teeth of your mercy!

694. RADIANCE
The rainbow of love
has gathered all colours
with one touch of the glance.

695. TRUTH
Bleeding flames on the grains,
my unknown girl –
a truth of many names.

696. CONFESSION
Like merciless words,
manicured in fine verse,
I am elevated in a minute of explanation!

697. TOUCH
My palms are opened
from the touch of female breast.
Eternal quest…

698. DROWNED
I drown in the waves,
the sigh of
your spit.

699. REVELATION
The shine of confession
through the web of conscience
to creative revelation…

700. DECEPTION
We are deceived
in our suffering
but in pleasure, never!

701. RETRIBUTION
Remaining alone
in age-old retribution
I’ll find myself.

702. KNOWLEDGE – 1
There, in the starry desert,
I’ll look for a well-spring
of hope for knowledge.

703. KNOWLEDGE – 2
A sad day, faithlessness.
A day begging for knowledge.
A day of limitation and blindness.

704. CROWN
The starry crown
takes away the power
of self-knowledge.

705. PLASMA
Uncreated, let us stand
before desire,
outpouring plasma.

706. WAY OUT
There is one way
of forgetting your confusion.
Knowledge!

707. DEITIES
Let us kill the God of geniuses,
of the wise and the talented.
Let us remain with the God of Man!

708. LAWS
The laws of nature,
upholding the stars
holds the hat on my head.

709. ARCHITECT
I’ll build the edifice of the world
with the pure lines
of Abstract Beauty!

710. DELIGHT
Do not die
before you experience
truly at least one second!

711. SILENCE
Do not keep silent
when the words
well up under your tongue.

712. MEMORIES
Wear the beauty
of the radiance
of lived moments!

713. CREATOR
Do not create
deities
but hues!

714. PERCEPTION
To die like another being
in order to feel
life anew.

715. RHYMES
Do not rhyme
where
rhymes are frozen!

716. HUES
Do not paint
where
no hues exist!

717. WISDOM
Do not be
cleverer
than the fool!

718. WATER SPRING
Do not seek for
a desert
in the water spring!

719. DISHWATER
Do not feed
the soul
on dishwater!

720. A SLY ONE
Do not die!
Get the better
of Death.

721. LIFE-STORY
Do not die!
Live thus!
Carry on…

722. MADNESS – 1
Do not frolic
where
madness is in fashion!

723. MADNESS – 2
The savage drives born of
the madness of the writhing worm
and the aesthetics of the drunken pig.

724. LOVE – 2
To love you till I ache!
To caress you till I ache!
To dream of you till I ache!

725. SLEEP
Do not fall asleep
before dream
gets hold of your mind!

716. PASSING
The expansion of space
passes across the dot and line
of my palette.

727. WORLD – 13
The world leaves
a bitter taste.
I am proud to be holy!

728. FREEDOM – 3
The crown of freedom
has God dropped from the clouds.
I left the soul alone!

729. LIFE – 5
Love the fresh yearnings
of the gained hour
because life goes in a flash!

730. BEAUTY
To live
is to be at peace
with Beauty!

731. FLIGHT
I flew down
into the intellectual abyss
of verbiage.

732. CHANCES
Reason is radiance,
happiness is wings.
Life – a pit.

733. TOUCH
I stretch out hands, soiled by tenderness,
touching magic,
the body’s mysterious convulsion.

734. REINCARNATION
I am a water-spring but nobody is thirsty;
I am a sunrise among the blind
and bread and salt among the well-fed.

735. SEEKING
Melancholy is born
of insufficient knowledge.
I’ll not be sad.

736. FATE – 3
I narrated the fate
with the weary feet
which had travelled the world.

737. WORK OF ART
They should study my works under a microscope.
I sowed planets like grain
in the life of world memory.

738. WORD ORDER
My thinking
has turned into
an endless sentence…

739. KITH AND KIN
The sentiments – an empty member
which outlines with time’s chalk
the territories of its tribe.

740. A FEEL
Shall we gather in the Universe
into our breath
in order to feel it like a thought?

741. FIRE
We burn in order to go up in the flames
of the eloquence
of knowledge.

742. SENSIBILITY
In the refrain of the gods
fly out the rhymes
of your sensibility.

743. ETERNAL PHALLUS
We’ll remain motionless vagina
in the movement
of the Eternal Phallus.

744. SUNRISE
The sunrise of your smile
will warm up
my chilblained hands.

745. DAY-DREAMING
Analysing myself,
I still think
day-dreaming will be left to me.

746. CROSSROADS
The path of life
elevates the day-dream
on a crossroads.

747. ILLUSION
In the vicious illusion of horror
billions of cells melt
for inspiration to be born.

748. SHADOW
At the end of infinity
where all motion stills
I saw you shadow.

749. PASSAGE
We traversed infinity,
we moved our memories
through the diary of silence.

750. ELOQUENCE
With the smile of trepidation
you awake
the undressed eloquence.

751. WRINKLES
The world with its
chance walks around the body
digs out my wrinkles.

752. BREAKING
Fate’s stone
broke
my grandeur of glass.

753. RESURRECTION
The successive resurrections
purify their souls
on the ladder to heaven.

754. URGE
Again my hand feels the urge
and expects to sink in the great
erotic mystery of nature and beauty!

755. BEAUTY
The beauty of the body and of the soul!
The beauty of birth and death!
The beauty of heaven’s ineffability and earth’s urge!

756. RHAPSODY OF COLOURS
Colours have no vocal cords,
their language is different.
The rest is my imagination.

757. INVISIBLE
The invisible slowly undresses
before the easel,
accessible only to the painter.

758. ANGEL
Why did the Angel
who gives beauty
kill the heavens?…

759. PUPILS
If you sate the pupils of your eyes,
you will kill
the light in them.

760. SHADOW
Light makes the shadow
a victim of gravity
because it is ever lying down!

761. TIME
Man and the stones
were turned by time
like a past.

762. FOOD
Man
feeds best
whenever he eats.

763. EROTIC
Bodies are pendulums:
measuring out life
in a rhythm of passions!

764. WITH IRINA – 1 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”
Sometimes you will see
my tower stuck into
the Cosmic Vagina!

765. WITH IRINA – 2 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”
At times you will hear the wind of my breath
and the tired steps following you
to the echo of erupting volcanoes.

766. WITH IRINA – 3 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”
You will give your body
to the life of words
and the life of parting.

767. WITH IRINA – 4 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”
Voluptuous moment! In eternity’s mirror
you see your image
painted by me upon the sun.

768. WITH IRINA – 5 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”
We scoop up the last drops from the edge of sunset
in order to sail to the clarity of night,
scorched by the last embers of life!

769. WITH IRINA – 6 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”
Whose hopelessness fertilized the sounds
and scattered them in your mouth
under the baton of my brush?

770. WITH IRINA – 7 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”
On the spear of darkness
I string the submerged delight
Upon the “phallus” of knowledge!

771. WITH IRINA – 8 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”
The night is the storm, created by you,
in order to drown and save simultaneously
the remains of my poured out sperm.

772. WITH IRINA – 9 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”
You tear the webs of the stars
in order to save the drowned one in the sunrise
who has crawled up to your exquisite ankle.

773. WITH IRINA – 10 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”
You are the mother of verbal death
and wife of homeless distrust,
and step-mother of my Love.

774. WITH IRINA – 11 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”
The grimaces of the flesh remind me
of your posture
when kissing my swollen head!

775. WITH IRINA – 12 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”
You are a hooked bait – the meat of innocence
Impaled on an abyss of memories;
I remained a gladiator wedged in your crotch.

776. WITH IRINA – 13 AFTER “CORPUS DEI”
I plow with glance after glance your words
or look for you like a drowning man in your waters,
my desire is to see you again in the abyss of the Cosmos!

777. “CORPUS DEI” (TO IRINA WITH PAPA JAN)
In “CORPUS DEI”* is the word of CHRIST,
I rediscovered the blood on the cross and upon my hands,
which wrote “This” for you, MY BELOVED!!!…

• “CORPUS DEI” – the first collection of poems of the world-renowned poetess and
• philosopher IRINA DELINA.

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